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End of the Earth

Voyaging to Antarctica

Peter Matthiessen, Birgit Freybe Bateman (Photographs by)


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Paperback (9/1/2004)

National Geographic, 9780792250593, 288pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2003

About the Author

Peter Matthiessen (1927–2014) was an American writer and naturalist who famously cofounded The Paris Review as a cover for his work as a CIA agent. He won National Book Awards for The Snow Leopard and Shadow Country: A New Rendering of the Watson Legend, making him the only author to have received the honor in both the nonfiction and fiction categories.

Birgit Freybe Bateman is an award-winning photographer from Höxter, Germany. Her images have appeared in numerous exhibitions, magazines, and books. Some of her credits include Force Field: 77 Women Poets of British Columbia and End of the Earth: Voyaging to Antarctica. She lives on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. To learn more, visit